SaskBarley Fall 2021 Director Positions Acclaimed
September 8, 2021 – Saskatoon, SK The Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (SaskBarley) announced today that the three positions up for election on its Board of Directors have been filled by acclamation. As of January 2022, the three new Directors will be: Zenneth Faye of Foam Lake; Cody Glenn of Climax; and Maurice Berry of Carievale.
The nomination period for these positions closed last Friday.
“These three acclaimed Directors bring with them extremely solid and diverse experience,” says Board Chair Matt Enns. “Their broad geographical representation, unique backgrounds and passion for the agriculture industry will really complement the skills and personalities on our current Board. Saskatchewan barley producers are well represented by this group of Directors.”
About the new directors:
• Cody Glenn and his wife Gena, run a 3,000-acre certified seed farm, growing malt and feed barley, green peas, durum and lentils. They also own and operate Southline AG Services, a custom farming and grain handling business focused on grain cleaning for seed and export and handling malt and feed barley for export. Cody served 12 years as a Councilor on the RM of Lone Tree #18 and has served as President of the local skating rink board since 2012. Cody, Gena and family also run a cow-calf operation.
• With his family, Maurice Berry operates a 5,200-acre farm located near Carievale, growing barley, wheat, canola, lentils and soybeans. He attended the University of Saskatchewan and received a Diploma of Agriculture (Voc-Ag) in 1988. He has also served as a Board member for the Southeast Research Farm, the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers and the Redvers and District Marketing Club.
• Zenneth Faye and his wife Cindy farm near Foam Lake. He previously served six years on the SaskBarley Board, after which he continued to serve as the Chair of the Barley Council of Canada. Faye has also served as a Director of the Saskatchewan Canola Growers Association, an Advisor to the North East Terminal and on the Federal Blue Ribbon Panel of the P.F.R.A.. He has been honoured with a life time membership to the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists, the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal and he was recently inducted into the Saskatchewan Agriculture Hall of Fame.
The new Directors will join current Board members Matt Enns of Rosthern, Keith Rueve of Muenster, and Glenn Wright of Vanscoy.
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Cole Christensen/SaskBarley Communications Manager